Our hips are a key hinge point from which we can produce power, but if they are wake can lead to all sorts of instabilities and injury risks. This short workout will target common weak areas and also give the abs a little going over.
It’s to plank like it’s 1999! The ability to hold yourself in strong, postural correct position when parallel to the ground is a great way of making you strong when running upright. A little bit of core work and targeted strength training can get the areas that running on its own typically doesn’t reach. And this[…]
A short workout targeting some of the essential muscle groups for developing a smooth and stable running style. Sweat rating: 2/5 No gear required.
Charlotte Shearman takes us through a series of core exercises designed to improve stability and posture when running. Sweat rating: 3/5 No gear required.
This is the core workout for the time starved. Five minutes and once through some of the key strengthening exercises that all runners should do on a regular basis. Sweat Rating: 1/5 No gear required.
The all-important hinge point between your arms and legs, as they move back and forth in opposing motion, is your core. Stable glutes, abdominals, lower back, and obliques are possibly the most important structural supports in your body for maintaining a smooth, injury-free running style. Sweat ratio: 3.5/10 No gear required.
Your abdominals aren’t all about the elusive six-pack—the obliques provide a lot stability through the sides and help to avoid too much rotation twisting in the torso. Today we focus on obliques with a quick attack on the glutes as well. No gear needed. Sweat ratio: 2/5 (mildly warmed up)
100 squats combined with various other core exercises with a stunning sunrise and a fair amount of Auckland wildlife in the background (apologies for the sound quality). No gear required. Mild-to-moderate sweat rating. Apologies for the sound quality. The Auckland wildlife was in full voice for this sunrise!
Three of the most important areas for runners to strengthen are the glutes, abs and obliques. This short workout will help build strength and stability while running and won’t hurt the goals for shaping up for summer either! Gear required: – One small weight 1-12kg (large can of food, 2 litre drink bottle, dumb bell[…]
Like your stereotypical infomercial, this week’s STRONG workout is all about buns and abs. You will need: A seat, half foam roller or a low stool A small weight e.g. 2 litre milk or can of food